Category Archives: Gardening

Plant a Garden + Plant a Dream

Edgewater Farm is our saving grace from the cacophony and stress that comes with high-pressure careers in New York City. We work all week so we can race to the country and stick our hands in the dirt. We’ll spend … Continue reading

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Get Hopping.

Spring wakes me up, gets me going, and tells me, “Anything is possible.” Every delicate sprout pushing its way upwards through the heavy weight of the ground above is proof that, with determination, we can all blossom. This is the … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung

From my front porch to yours: Happy Spring! I love spring for all its promises and its beauty, but I really love that it affords me the opportunity to plan and dream. Perhaps Margaret Atwood said it best: “In the … Continue reading

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It’s Fall Y’all!

I’ve heard it said that fall is like a second spring in which each leaf is a flower. As a child, my grandparents would take me to the Blue Ridge Mountains to catch a peek at nature’s calico quilt. It’s … Continue reading

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Garden Tour at Edgewater Farm

From the 1930s until 1963, Edgewater Farm was a Catskills bungalow colony where families came to spend the summer in 30 cozy cottages nestled along the Esopus Creek. Today, it’s home to dinner parties, charity events, and lots of fun. … Continue reading

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Life 101 – Spring to Life

Spring is a time of rebirth and new life, so let me share one of Mother Teresa’s quotes about life: Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is a beauty, admire it. Life is a dream, realize it. Life … Continue reading

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Here’s to the Holidays!

Now’s our chance to throw some sparkle around, have some fun, and show the people you care about that you love them. I wish you and yours the happiest of hohohos, the merriest of moments, and the excitement of a … Continue reading

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Gardening — Secret to Happy Living

Audrey Hepburn once said, “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” I couldn’t agree more. One of the things that got me through the hard winter was knowing the tulips I’d planted were working below ground to spring … Continue reading

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Happy Easter EGGstravaganza

It’s Easter and it’s time to think outside the basket! I had a great time with the gorgeous Rebecca Budig on The Better Show finding clever ways to hop into Easter. Watch here. We show you some unusual ways to … Continue reading

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